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Impeccable Resources for Online Research

By Kelvin Cabrera In this so-called post-truth era of fake news, doing your research online can be a tricky endeavor. Online trolls abound the internet to mislead people about current events, spread hoaxes and propaganda, or even deny the latest scientific findings (such as climate change being dangerous for our planet) or revise history (e.g., […]

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What’s Your Learning Style?

As a teacher, you know that there are multiple facets of personalities present in every classroom; as such, you adjust to each one them.  However, teaching becomes a nail-biting experience because you know that there is no one-size-fits-all formula especially when you have students who lag behind, score low on quizzes, or do not hit […]

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Online Tutoring

The rising demand for tutorial lessons via the Internet has given the best online tutors a heftier value on the pay scale. Consequently, this influx in demand makes the profession even more competitive. Online tutoring companies take pride in employing expert tutors who are academic achievers while complementing their acquired knowledge with further training.  This […]

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TED Talks for All

TED, a nonprofit organization that started in 1984, aims to “spread ideas through short powerful talks.”   TED’s speakers, include scientists like Stephen Hawking, the late Steve Jobs, etc.  TED Talks are available in more than 100 languages and can be easily accessed via the internet.  TED Talks offer not only new information but also inspirational perspectives from […]

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Blog Early

Diary writing has now become techie. With the proliferation of social networking sites, most kids can now express themselves easily even if it is composed of only 40 characters in Twitter or a rambling post or comment in Facebook.  The important thing to note is that—kids are expressing themselves even in mundane writing.  More importantly, writing is […]

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Don’t “Tech” Yourself Out

Technology has become an integral part of our lives.   It has evolved by itself in great leaps over the years.  Flip phones, for example, are a thing of the past.  So, for non-tech heads or kids, who have yet to be introduced to the power of gadgets, here are some tips for you not to […]

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The Modern Day Book Report

Writing a book report about an assigned reading has been an assessment given to all students ever since.  Students are tasked to give an overview, identify the literary techniques used, and the salient points of a book.  Nowadays, writing a book report has also adopted the use of technology. The Blog Some schools now require a book report in the […]

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5 Signs Your Child Needs a Tutor

With the newly-implemented K-12 curriculum, students are expected to learn and do more vis-à-vis taking standardized assessments that determine their future.  Although some children can adapt well to the ever changing high demands in school, others lag behind even in subjects that they are usually good at.  What’s worrisome is that not all of them seek help from […]

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The Business and Benefits of Online Tutoring

In a world where the Internet has everything (well, almost), where a book called Facebook is the most famous read, and where a parallel universe called Twitter-verse exists, it is exciting to see the successful integration of education and technology into what we call e-Learning, specifically the fast-growing industry of online tutoring. According to the […]

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